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Type : Navigation
Update Notice
November 2021 Navigation Map and Software Update
Register Date : 12-Nov-2021

New features and enhancements

□ [Improved] Tunnel-Linked FM Radio Noise Automatic Control Function Added

   This function automatically reduces the static/noise caused by poor FM radio reception when the vehicle enters a tunnel

      - If the [Settings]-[Sound]-[Radio Noise] function is set to ‘Original Sound’, the setting automatically changes to ‘Mild Noise Reduction 

        as the vehicle enters a tunnel, and returns to ‘Original Sound’ as the vehicle exits the tunnel

      If the function is set to ‘Mild Noise Reduction’ or ‘Strong Noise Reduction’,  the setting will not change


□ [New] Navigation Map "Black" Theme Added

   ▷ The "Black" theme has been added so that the dark theme can be used for the Map during both daytime and nighttime

      - Set the theme by going to [Settings] > [Navigation Settings> [Map Screen] > [Colour scheme]


□ [New] Sports Information Provided

   ▷ Real-time information for the games and matches of overseas sports leagues is provided, including golf, soccer, and basketball

       To display this information, add a sport in [My Teams]. [My Teams] can be found in the Menu at the top left corner of the Sports screen


□ [New] Valet Mode Provided

   ▷ To protect personal information, the Valet Mode restricts another driver from using the Navigation system without a password

       - Check the vehicle status or turn off the Valet Mode using the smartphone app


□ [New] Expanded Application of a New Design Theme

   ▷ The latest design theme applied to the standard-class Gen5W Navigation system has been expanded to the standard-class Gen5 and premium-class Gen5 Navigation systems

       - The new design theme and icons have been applied to all screens


Type of head units available to update

Provides navigation update about map and improvements. For the new version information, please refer to ‘List of eligible vehicles available to download’ in this notification.

   ▷ Navigation systems available to update : Systems with the following representative screen

□ Standard-class Gen1 Navigation

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□ Standard-class Gen2 Navigation

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□ Standard-class Gen4 Navigation

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□ Compact Gen5 Navigation


□ Standard-class Gen5 Navigation

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□ Standard-class Gen5W Navigation

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□ Standard-class Gen5W(8 inch) Navigation

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□ Please only use the official NaU (Navigation Updater) software found on this website to download your map. 

    Downloading or copying it from other sources can lead to update failures and lead to critical issues to the navigation system.    

□ If you experience any issues  while using the NaU software or before/after installation, please contact Kia Customer Care. 

□ If your navigation system has a SD card, you need to use SD card for updating the software and map. 

    The SD card slot is located just below/above the vehicle display screen.

   ▷ If your vehicle has a 16 GB SD card, please purchase a high-grade 32 GB SD card.

       Please do not use micro SD card ~

   ▷ If your vehicle has a 32 GB SD card, please use it to update.

       Please do not use SD card to save music or other data files.

□ If your navigation system does not have a SD card, you need to use a USB flash drive for updating software and map.      

   ▷ Please format (ExFat) the USB before using the NaU software.    

□ When selecting your vehicle, make sure the model/model year are correct before starting the download process.    

   ▷ If the wrong model/model year is chosen, the update cannot be performed.    

□ Please select the correct drive on your PC if you connect multiple media to your PC.

   ▷ Disconnect the media after only after confirming the download process is complete.       

□ Disconnecting the media during the download process can lead to corrupt files and a map update failure.

□ Note:

   ▷ this update provides software (that may include adding new features and removing others) and map data that may change user and interface experience. 

       After installation, it is not possible to revert to the previous software version.       

   ▷ Certain new features such as Connected Routing and Weather Data require active Kia Connect subscription to access. 

□ Warning:

   1) During vehicle software installation, engine must be running to keep the battery charged. 

      Do not turn off the ignition switch or eject SD card/USB during upgrade procedure.  

   2) Updating navigation while idling may violate the relevant traffic regulation. 

      Please be sure to comply with your local traffic regulations before proceeding with the update.    

   3) How to double check your car is running

      - The start switch should indicate “ON” or the light on the start button is lit 

      - a software update could effect the functionality of aftermarket components

        (i.g. aftermarket rear view camera, speakers, etc.)


If you have any questions, please reach out to Kia Customer Care or the Customer call center.